You know many Indian recipes but when it comes to making a naan, you always face uncertainty and have doubts about yourself. Well, making naan is as easy as making pizza dough and you wouldn’t have imagined yourself making naan at home!

Naan is an essential part of Indian cuisines and every recipe is incomplete without the assorted bread. Without the yeast, you can make a healthy naan and catch your family with surprise at the dining table when you present their favorite restaurant-type naan at home!

No Yeast Naan

No yeast Naan
No Yeast Naan

Quick Stats:

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15minutes
  • Servings: 8 to 10 naans


  • ¼ cup plain unsweetened yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups lukewarm water, divided, plus more as needed
  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon nigella seeds
  • 4 cloves of garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter

Method to Prepare:

  • First of all, take a small bowl and combine the yogurt, baking powder, and 1/3 cup of warm water and set aside for around 0ne or two minutes for setting purpose.
  • Now, take a big mixing bowl and combine both the flours, baking soda, and salt. 
  • Add the yogurt mixture into this mixture and the remaining water. Massage to make a semi-soft dough.  
  • Add a little amount of water, if needed; make sure the dough is neither too sticky nor very hard. 
  • Once everything is perfect and forms a smooth dough, place it in an oiled bowl, cover it with a wet towel and let it rest for 10 minutes as magic will happen to your dough!
  • Knead it for a couple of minutes and let it rest for 2 more minutes as it will benefit you more!
  • Place a nonstick pan over medium-high heat and get it really hot like the Indian summer! 
  • Now, take a piece of dough the size of a tennis ball and roll it out on a lightly floured countertop.
  • Sprinkle some nigella seeds and some garlic and roll again so it gets stuck to the dough and doesn’t run away from it on the pan!
  • Now, it is time to put your perfect creation on the hot griddle and let it cook for 30 to 40 seconds. 
  • As soon as you see some bubbles on top of the naan, turn it over and cook another side, for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Take it off the pan and let the butter run on this hot naan generously without worrying about calories and just enjoy it with your favorite Indian cuisine!

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Final Words

If you are someone who makes exciting and delicious Indian cuisines at home, then you’ll surely be going to like this No Yeast Naan as it will compliment your recipe like never before and you can make them very quickly to surprise your friends and family members with this delightful creation of yours!